Commit 0622d13c authored by Tails developers's avatar Tails developers
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Adapt the doc to consider SD cards as well as USB sticks

  - Rename Tails installer into Tails Installer
  - Say Tails Installer instead of the Tails Installer
  - Talk about "USB stick or SD card", or "Tails device"
  - Device must be of at least 4 GB
  - Mention that installation does not secure delete old data
parent 81854654
......@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@ Tails is a live system that aims to preserve your privacy and anonymity. It
helps you to use the Internet anonymously and circumvent censorship almost anywhere you go and on any
computer but leaving no trace unless you ask it to explicitly.
It is a complete operating system designed to be used from a DVD or a USB stick
It is a complete operating system designed to be used from a DVD, USB stick, or SD card
independently of the computer's original operating system. It is [[Free
Software|doc/about/license]] and based on [[Debian GNU/Linux|http://www.debian.org/]].
......@@ -66,7 +66,7 @@ Use anywhere but leave no trace
Using Tails on a computer doesn't alter or depend on the operating system
installed on it. So you can use it in the same way on your computer, a
friend's or one at your local library. After removing your Tails DVD or USB stick
friend's or one at your local library. After shutting down Tails,
the computer can start again on its usual operating system.
Tails is configured with special care to not use the computer's hard-disks,
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......@@ -153,7 +153,7 @@ User interface
A *Configure persistent storage* menu entry is the entry point to the
*bootstrap persistent storage* UI. This UI allows the user to set up
a persistent storage container in the free space left on the USB stick
by [[our USB installer|usb_installation]].
by [[Tails Installer|usb_installation]].
Choosing persistence is something *activelly* opt-in, i.e. "I want
this, I read the documentation for related information, then run the
......@@ -169,14 +169,14 @@ Setting up a Tails persistent volume means:
* detect the device Tails is running from
* error out if not running from USB
* error out unless Tails was installed using the USB installer (i.e.
* error out unless Tails was installed using Tails Installer (i.e.
unless it's running from a GPT partition labeled `Tails`)
* error out if the device Tails is running from already has
a persistent volume
* ask the user an encryption passphrase (welcome bonus: pointing to
the relevant documentation about choosing a *strong* passphrase)
* create a LUKS-encrypted partition on the Tails USB stick
- uses all the free space left by the USB installer
- uses all the free space left by Tails Installer
- labeled `TailsData`
- create a filesystem in the encrypted container
- give ownership on the filesystem to the default Tails user
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......@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
Tails is easily installed to a USB storage device
by cloning an existing Tails system that is running from CD or USB.
Tails installer also supports upgrades from an ISO image or from
Tails Installer also supports upgrades from an ISO image or from
the currently running Tails system.
The choice between possible destination
......@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@ available removable storage devices.
Upgrades
========
The USB installer is able to do full upgrades of an already installed
Tails Installer is able to do full upgrades of an already installed
USB stick. During the needed operations, everything except the Tails system
partition is left untouched.
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......@@ -67,7 +67,7 @@ Further:
translators](https://git-tails.immerda.ch/greeter/plain/README.translators)
- Tails Persistence Setup:
[PO files](https://git-tails.immerda.ch/persistence-setup/tree/po)
- Tails installer:
- Tails Installer:
[PO files](https://git-tails.immerda.ch/liveusb-creator/tree/po)
- Whisperback:
[PO files](https://git-tails.immerda.ch/whisperback/tree/po),
......@@ -97,7 +97,7 @@ official repositories.
Various bits of texts can be translated:
* **Custom programs** (Tails Greeter, Tails Persistence Setup, Tails
installer and Whisperback): each one has its own [[Git
Installer and Whisperback): each one has its own [[Git
repository|contribute/git]], where PO files live in the `po`
directory. Some have a `README.translators` at the root of their
source tree: please read it.
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......@@ -261,7 +261,7 @@ correctly.
* on DVD
- After booting from DVD, remove Tails boot medium and check that the
memory erasure process is started (`Loading new kernel`, at least).
The USB tests are bellow, in the USB installer section.
The USB tests are bellow, in the Tails Installer section.
Testing that the needed files are really mapped in memory, and the
erasing process actually works, involves a more complicated
......@@ -329,7 +329,7 @@ on a non-PAE one, then close [[!tails_todo test_suite:_sdmem_job_waiting]].
* Make sure the Tails repository unversioned suites (e.g. `testing`,
`stable` and `devel`) are *not* in APT sources.
# USB Installer/Upgrader
# Tails Installer
All this was successfully reviewed at commit cdbbf4d8.
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......@@ -59,7 +59,7 @@ Encryption & Privacy
--------------------
* [LUKS](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LUKS) and [[!wikipedia Palimpsest]] to
install and use encrypted storage devices, e.g. for USB sticks
install and use encrypted storage devices, for example USB sticks
* [GnuPG](http://gnupg.org/), the GNU implementation of OpenPGP for email and
data encyption and signing
* [[TrueCrypt|encryption_and_privacy/truecrypt]] a disk encryption
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......@@ -3,8 +3,7 @@
Tails should work on any reasonably recent PC computer, say manufactured after 2005.
Here is a detailed list of requirements:
- Either **a DVD reader** or possibility to **boot from a USB stick** or an
external USB DVD reader.
- Either **an internal or external DVD reader** or the possibility to **boot from a USB stick or SD card**.
- Tails requires an <span class="definition">[[!wikipedia x86]]</span>
compatible processor: **<span class="definition">[[!wikipedia
IBM_PC_compatible]]</span>** and others but not <span
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......@@ -41,8 +41,8 @@ machine: there could be a [[bug|support/found_a_problem]] in the
virtualization detection software Tails uses... or something really
weird is happening.
If you are unsure, and if you can afford it, just run Tails from a DVD
or USB stick.
If you are unsure, and if you can afford it, run Tails from a DVD,
USB stick or SD card instead.
Tips and tricks
===============
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- [[!traillink Installing_onto_a_USB_Stick|first_steps/usb_installation]] (recommended)
- [[!traillink Manually_Installing_onto_a_USB_Stick|first_steps/manual_usb_installation]],
for [[!traillink Linux|first_steps/manual_usb_installation/linux]],
for [[!traillink Windows|first_steps/manual_usb_installation/windows]]
for [[!traillink Mac|first_steps/manual_usb_installation/mac]]
- [[!traillink Uninstalling_Tails_or_Resetting_a_USB_Stick|first_steps/usb_reset]],
for [[!traillink Linux|first_steps/usb_reset/linux]],
for [[!traillink Windows|first_steps/usb_reset/windows]]
- [[!traillink Upgrading_a_Tails_USB_Stick|first_steps/usb_upgrade]]
- [[!traillink Installing_onto_a_USB_Stick_or_SD_card|first_steps/usb_installation]] (recommended)
- [[!traillink Manually_Installing_onto_a_USB_Stick_or_SD_card|first_steps/manual_usb_installation]],
using [[!traillink Linux|first_steps/manual_usb_installation/linux]],
using [[!traillink Windows|first_steps/manual_usb_installation/windows]]
using [[!traillink Mac|first_steps/manual_usb_installation/mac]]
- [[!traillink Uninstalling_Tails_or_resetting_a_USB_Stick_or_SD_card|first_steps/usb_reset]],
using [[!traillink Linux|first_steps/usb_reset/linux]],
using [[!traillink Windows|first_steps/usb_reset/windows]]
- [[!traillink Upgrading_a_Tails_USB_Stick_or_SD_card|first_steps/usb_upgrade]]
- [[!traillink Start_Tails|first_steps/start_tails]]
- [[!traillink Startup_Options|first_steps/startup_options]]
- [[!traillink Administration_Password|first_steps/startup_options/administration_password]]
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......@@ -29,7 +29,7 @@ starting Tails.
3. From which media are you trying to start Tails: DVD, USB stick
[[installed manually|/doc/first_steps/manual_usb_installation]], USB
stick [[installed with Tails
installer|/doc/first_steps/manual_usb_installation]]? Keep in mind
Installer|/doc/first_steps/manual_usb_installation]], SD card? Keep in mind
that, we do not support any other installation method than the ones
listed above.
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......@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@
msgid ""
msgstr ""
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"POT-Creation-Date: 2013-09-29 11:45+0200\n"
"POT-Creation-Date: 2013-10-24 01:20+0300\n"
"PO-Revision-Date: YEAR-MO-DA HO:MI+ZONE\n"
"Last-Translator: FULL NAME <EMAIL@ADDRESS>\n"
"Language-Team: LANGUAGE <LL@li.org>\n"
......@@ -19,11 +19,11 @@ msgstr ""
#. type: Plain text
#, no-wrap
msgid ""
"It is recommended to use the\n"
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"Tails onto a USB stick. But you might need to use this technique to get a first\n"
"running Tails, and be able to use the\n"
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"It is recommended to use\n"
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msgstr ""
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......@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@
msgid ""
msgstr ""
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......@@ -19,11 +19,11 @@ msgstr ""
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#, no-wrap
msgid ""
"It is recommended to use the\n"
"<span class=\"application\">[[Tails installer|usb_installation]]</span> to install\n"
"Tails onto a USB stick. But you might need to use this technique to get a first\n"
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"It is recommended to use\n"
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msgstr ""
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......@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
msgid ""
msgstr ""
"Project-Id-Version: PACKAGE VERSION\n"
"POT-Creation-Date: 2013-09-29 11:45+0200\n"
"POT-Creation-Date: 2013-10-24 01:20+0300\n"
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"Last-Translator: \n"
"Language-Team: LANGUAGE <LL@li.org>\n"
......@@ -24,11 +24,11 @@ msgstr ""
#| "running Tails, and be able to use the\n"
#| "<span class=\"application\">Tails USB installer</span> on a second USB stick.\n"
msgid ""
"It is recommended to use the\n"
"<span class=\"application\">[[Tails installer|usb_installation]]</span> to install\n"
"Tails onto a USB stick. But you might need to use this technique to get a first\n"
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"It is recommended to use\n"
"<span class=\"application\">[[Tails Installer|usb_installation]]</span> to install\n"
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"<span class=\"application\">Tails Installer</span> on a second device.\n"
msgstr ""
"L'utilisation de\n"
"<span class=\"application\">[[l'installeur USB de Tails|usb_installation]]</span> est recommandée\n"
......
It is recommended to use the
<span class="application">[[Tails installer|usb_installation]]</span> to install
Tails onto a USB stick. But you might need to use this technique to get a first
running Tails, and be able to use the
<span class="application">Tails installer</span> on a second USB stick.
It is recommended to use
<span class="application">[[Tails Installer|usb_installation]]</span> to install
Tails onto a USB stick or SD card. But you might need to use this technique to get a first
running Tails, and be able to use
<span class="application">Tails Installer</span> on a second device.
**This technique does not allow you to set up a persistent volume.**
......@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
msgid ""
msgstr ""
"Project-Id-Version: PACKAGE VERSION\n"
"POT-Creation-Date: 2013-09-29 11:45+0200\n"
"POT-Creation-Date: 2013-10-24 01:20+0300\n"
"PO-Revision-Date: 2012-11-06 15:49-0300\n"
"Last-Translator: Tails Developers <amnesia@boum.org>\n"
"Language-Team: LANGUAGE <LL@li.org>\n"
......@@ -24,11 +24,11 @@ msgstr ""
#| "running Tails, and be able to use the\n"
#| "<span class=\"application\">Tails USB installer</span> on a second USB stick.\n"
msgid ""
"It is recommended to use the\n"
"<span class=\"application\">[[Tails installer|usb_installation]]</span> to install\n"
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"<span class=\"application\">Tails Installer</span> on a second device.\n"
msgstr ""
"É recomendável usar o <span class=\"application\">[[Tails USB installer|usb_installation]]</span>\n"
"para instalar o Tails em uma memória USB. Apesar disso pode ser que você tenha que utilizar esta técnica\n"
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[[!meta title="Manually Installing onto a USB Stick"]]
[[!meta title="Manually installing onto a USB Stick or SD card"]]
[[!inline pages="doc/first_steps/manual_usb_installation.intro" raw="yes"]]
- [[Instructions for Linux|first_steps/manual_usb_installation/linux]]
- [[Instructions for Windows|first_steps/manual_usb_installation/windows]]
- [[Instructions for Mac|first_steps/manual_usb_installation/mac]]
- [[Manual installation using Linux|first_steps/manual_usb_installation/linux]]
- [[Manual installation using Windows|first_steps/manual_usb_installation/windows]]
- [[Manual installation using Mac|first_steps/manual_usb_installation/mac]]
[[!meta title="Manually installing onto a USB stick, for Linux"]]
[[!meta title="Manual installation using Linux"]]
[[!inline pages="doc/first_steps/manual_usb_installation.intro" raw="yes"]]
......@@ -15,26 +15,32 @@ package. To install it, you can execute the following command:
<a id="step_2"></a>
<h2 class="bullet-number-two">Find out the device name of the USB stick</h2>
<h2 class="bullet-number-two">Find out the device name of the device</h2>
The device name should be something like `/dev/sdb`, `/dev/sdc`, etc.
If you are not sure about the exact device name, with GNOME, do the
following:
1. Unplug the USB stick.
1. Make sure that the USB stick or SD card onto which you want to
install Tails is unplugged.
1. Open <span class="application">GNOME Disk Utility</span> from the menu
<span class="menuchoice">
<span class="guimenu">Applications</span>&nbsp;▸
<span class="guisubmenu">System Tools</span>&nbsp;▸
<span class="guimenuitem">Disk Utility</span>
</span>
1. <span class="application">Disk Utility</span> lists all the current storage devices on the
left side of the screen.
1. Plug back the USB stick. A new device should appear in the list of
storage devices. Select it with the cursor.
1. Check that the description of the device corresponds to your USB
stick, its brand, its size, etc. on the right side of the screen.
1. <span class="application">Disk Utility</span> lists all the current storage devices in the
left pane of the window.
1. Plug the USB stick or SD card onto which you want to install Tails.
A new device appears in the list of storage devices. Click on it.
1. In the right pane of the window, verify that the device corresponds
to your device, its brand, its size, etc.
[[!img destination_device_description.png link=no alt="Drive description containing: 'Device: /dev/sdc'"]]
......@@ -78,13 +84,13 @@ Then complete the command and execute it.
</div>
If you don't see any error message, Tails is being copied
onto the USB stick. The whole process might take some time, generally a few
onto the device. The whole process might take some time, generally a few
minutes.
<div class="next">
<p>Once the command prompt reappears, you can shutdown your computer, and
[[start Tails|/download/#start]] from this new USB stick.</p>
[[start Tails|/download/#start]] from this new device.</p>
</div>
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[[!meta title="Manually installing onto a USB stick, for Mac"]]
[[!meta title="Manual installation using Mac"]]
[[!inline pages="doc/first_steps/manual_usb_installation.intro" raw="yes"]]
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[[!meta title="Manually installing onto a USB stick, for Windows"]]
[[!meta title="Manual installation using Windows"]]
[[!inline pages="doc/first_steps/manual_usb_installation.intro" raw="yes"]]
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......@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@
msgid ""
msgstr ""
"Project-Id-Version: PACKAGE VERSION\n"
"POT-Creation-Date: 2013-09-29 11:45+0200\n"
"POT-Creation-Date: 2013-10-24 01:20+0300\n"
"PO-Revision-Date: YEAR-MO-DA HO:MI+ZONE\n"
"Last-Translator: FULL NAME <EMAIL@ADDRESS>\n"
"Language-Team: LANGUAGE <LL@li.org>\n"
......@@ -24,9 +24,9 @@ msgstr ""
#. type: Plain text
#, no-wrap
msgid ""
"If you have started Tails from a USB stick, you can create a\n"
"persistent volume in the free space left on the USB stick by the <span\n"
"class=\"application\">Tails installer</span>. The files in the persistent\n"
"If you start Tails from a USB stick or SD card, you can create a\n"
"persistent volume in the free space left on the device by <span\n"
"class=\"application\">Tails Installer</span>. The files in the persistent\n"
"volume are saved and remain available across separate working sessions.\n"
msgstr ""
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